Trauma Coordinator

at MHM Support Services dba Mercy Healthcare System in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.


At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."



The Trauma Coordinator / Program Manager (TC/TPM) role and purpose is to provide program leadership, management, strategic direction, and financial control of the Trauma Program. To ensure compliance with national and state criteria for the Level III and IV designated Trauma Centers. The TC/TPM is an active member of the Performance Improvement and Peer Review Committee of all 4 facilities. He/She is responsible for the leading role in injury prevention in the Level III & IV Trauma Centers with participation and development of the injury prevention program. The TC/PM is the collector, keeper, and reporter of the Trauma Registry. The TC/PM is responsible for meeting all the HIPAA regulatory requirements in data submission for the Level III & IV Trauma Centers and is the key person for data submission to the State Trauma Registry. The TC/PM adheres to the policy of "Quality In = Quality Out" philosophy with the submission of data. Also the TC/PM is responsible for preparing reports for committee meetings related to trauma events. The TC/PM assists and interfaces with the TMD. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.



Education: BSN preferred.

Strong education Background preferred.

Shows evidence of educational preparation of CME's on trauma related programs.

Licensure: Registered Nursing License (AR)

Experience: Trauma Experience, Minimum 2 years ED acute care experience.

Certification/Registration: BLS, ACLS, PALS, TNCC

Other skills & knowledge: (skills, knowledge, abilities)

Skills in program management related to data, operations, presentations, and budgeting.

Skills in public relations and development of professional relationships with EMS, Media, Referral hospitals, etc..

Is proficient in the use of State Data Dictionary and the Registry Software.

Has knowledge of injury and procedure coding including Ecodes, ICD-9 codes, and AIS (Abbreviated Injury Score). Using the State Registry software, able to query and sort

statistical data.

Other skills & knowledge: (skills, knowledge, abilities)

Computer Skills with basic Microsoft Office programs.


Education: BSN

Experience: Experience with Electronic Health Record preferred.

Certification/Registration: Instructor level for Advanced certification courses

We Offer Great Benefits:


Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.


At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.


What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?


Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.


Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.



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Job Posting: 3091305

Posted On: Oct 15, 2021

Updated On: Nov 14, 2021